South African Revenue Service

SARS, IT boss agree to sever ties

Mmamathe Makhekhe-Mokhuane’s employment at the revenue service ends with immediate effect. 


SARS suspends IT boss

The revenue authority suspends its embattled IT boss, pending a disciplinary process in respect of misconduct allegations.


SARS promises to iron out technical hiccups

The revenue authority apologises for technical glitches experienced by taxpayers, noting it is working to resolve issues to ensure smooth service for all.


SARS notches up nearly half a million returns via e-channels

The South African Revenue Service sees an uptick in the use of its digital channels, as it looks to reduce traffic in branches.


SARS in digital push this tax season

The tax collector encourages taxpayers to use eFiling or its mobile app when the tax season kicks off.

Jun 11, 2019

IFRS 9 and changes to tax legislation

These amendments, combined with new reporting standards such as IFRS 9 compliance, have implications for tax-paying entities.


ICT Tenders: Election ripple

Last week's National Tender Bulletin saw government purchasing sidetracked by the politics of the day.


SARS IT boss seeks return, says source

As SARS remains mum on Mmamathe Makhekhe-Mokhuane's employment status, a source tells ITWeb the embattled IT boss is looking to return to the revenue service.


Budget: SARS strengthening IT systems

Finance minister Tito Mboweni confirms work is being done to rebuild the tax collector's technical prowess.


Black IT Forum defends SARS IT boss

The association gets behind Mmamathe Makhekhe-Mokhuane, criticising the tendency to always depict black women in ICT as incompetent and unprofessional.


Will years of controversy catch up with SARS?

In the wake of revelations about the revenue service's aging IT infrastructure, ITWeb looks back at its challenges and milestones through the years.

Oct 24, 2018

Mini Budget 2018: We will fix SARS, Mboweni promises

Finance minister Tito Mboweni says SARS's leadership team must be strengthened, stating the administration will work tirelessly to re-build trust at the revenue service.

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